Call for Papers

The International Conference on e-Democracy & e-Government (ICEDEG 2021) addresses the main issues of web-based knowledge management for society and science. Research papers as well as case studies are of interest in the following areas (but are not limited to):

  • Data protection and correlation with medical resources
  • Smart processing of Covid-19 testing data 
  • Information systems for disease and pandemic virus and contract tracking
  • Automated Covid-19 Contact Tracing Using Mobile Application 
  • Automation of A Secured COVID-19 Pandemic Control With Digital Contact Tracing 
  • Combatting Covid-19 with ICTs:  ICTs for testing, tracking and treatment
  • Communication with the Communities on COVID-19: ICT Applications and Innovations  
  • Relevant Big Data and Data Analytics for pandemic studies          
  • Low-Tech ICT Solutions 
  • Small Entrepreneurships, COVID-19, and ICTs
  • Education, ICTs, and COVID-19   
  • Policy Recommendations

  • Outgrowth of democracy and concept of Noocracy
  • Cyberocracy
  • Usage of Artificial intelligence in egovernance
  • Regional and international consolidation of governance 
  • Digital governance for Delegative Democracy
  • The practices and methodologies of using egovernance with Gerontocracy

  • Understanding bias and implicit bias
  • Media Consolidation
  • State-owned and public media: their political misuse  
  • Private media and ownership structures
  • Concept of alternative media and fake media identification
  • Methods of evaluating authenticity of news and media 

  • Blockchain voting and technology
  • Methodologies of safeguarding blockchian in eVoting
  • Case studies of casting ballots electronically (such as USA case)
  • Technology, equipment and the processes for eVoting
  • Vulnerability of eVoting and attacks against e-Elections  
  • Stability and integrity of e-democratic society and ensuring its integrity
  • Boosting public confidence in democracy
  • Spying and foreign meddling in eVoting
  • Online voting and data verification

  • Governing Algorithms In The Big Data Era 
  • Internet of Data: Fundamental Rights in the Context of the IoE and Big Data
  • Legal Liability of IoE Devices  
  • Surveillance Risks in Iot Applied to Smart Cities
  • Privacy and Inference in Online Social Networks
  • The Exploitation of Personal Data 
  • Influenceable Autonomy and Predictable Freedom in the IoE
  • Big Data  in IoE 
  • Privacy and Data Protection Aspects in IoE
  • Ethical, Legal and Social Issues of E-Health 
  • Risk Analysis and Regulatory Compliance 
  • Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) 

  • Unifying principles for Digital Ethics
  • Ethical and social implications of ICT tendencies
  • Emerging problems of Digital Ethics
  • Knowledge transmission and ethics of search tools
  • E-reputation and right to forgetfulness
  • Theories and methods for the ethics of technology 
  • Ethics of Sustainability  
  • Technology and distributive justice  
  • Phenomenological approaches to technological ethics 
  • Ethical tools and methodologies
  • Responsibility analysis  
  • Privacy analysis-privacy impact assessment 
  • Ethical risk analysis  
  • Ethics of emerging technology  
  • Digital Ethics and gender issues
  • The ethics of doing ethics of technology  
  • Challenges and Impediments to IoT
  • Deployment of IPv6
  • Sensor technology and smart devices
  • Standardization of sensor data
  • Internet of Nano Things (IONT)

  • Smart governance foundations, models, frameworks and principles
  • Smart governance practices, dynamics, challenges and trade-offs
  • Smart governance-related case-studies and experience reports
  • Citizen-centricity and citizen-driven solutions for smart cities
  • Co-production and collaborative forms of service design and delivery
  • Open governance, participatory decision making and accountability
  • Urban innovation, new business models, legal and normative frameworks
  • Urban big data from heterogeneous sources
  • Emerging technologies in the cities (e.g. AI, machine learning, blockchain, sensor networks, intelligent transportation systems)

  • Inclusion and Equity 
  • eLearning Platforms and MOOCs
  • Learning analytics
  • Learning recommender systems 
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Web-based Learning Communities
  • Data & Opinion Mining
  • Natural user interfaces
  • User Experience and User Acceptance


There are three paper submission categories: Long Paper, Short Paper, and Poster Papers. More details on the paper format and submission in the following link: 

The scientific program consists of research papers, panels, and tutorials. In addition to the scientific program, an industrial track is planned to enforce the knowledge transfer between universities and industry. The industrial track will provide a platform for posters, demonstrations, and case studies.

Important: all accepted papers MUST make an oral presentation and to pay the registration fees. Accepted papers that are not presented in the conference will not be published in the proceedings. 



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Next Event

28 - 30 July 2021
Quito, Ecuador

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